Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 1st February

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Punch

Time to tame greedy and reckless National Assembly

More than 16 years into the Fourth Republic, the overwhelming evidence suggests that our National Assembly, rather than facilitate, has become the major obstacle to the attainment of the full benefits of democracy for Nigeria’s 170 million people.

Vanguard

Judiciary, my main headache in anti-graft war —Buhari

Addis Ababa —  President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, said in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, that the judiciary remained his main headache in the fight against corruption.

The Sun

Murder: Court remands NURTW boss in prison

THE Lagos State Chief Magistrate’s Court, Ebute-Metta, has ordered the remand in custody of the Chairman of Meran Branch of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Mr. Wasiu Onibudo, over alleged conspiracy and murder.

Guardian

Why FGN budgets derail

THE 2016 Federal Budget as proposed will not spur economic revival, the desired objective. Ordinarily, the proportion of realised revenue in the funds expended in implementing the budget accounts largely for the level of inflation, which in turn influences macroeconomic stability.

Daily Trust

Lawmaker urges politicians to adjust life style

Chairman, Nigeria Association of State Assembly Legislators (NASAL), Kasim M. Kasim, has called on politicians to adjust their life style so as to use part of their income to give the poor a sense of belonging.

The Nation

PDP chief: Jonathan gave Fayose $37m for Ekiti poll

Former President Goodluck Jonathan gave Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose $37 million cash for the June 21, 2014 governorship election, it was learnt yesterday.

Leadership

Anambra PDP: Stop Deceiving The Public, Chris Uba Tells Andy, Oduah

A key member of the Ejike Oguebego-led faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Anambra State, Chief Chris Uba, has warned his brother, Senator Andy Uba, and former Minister of Aviation, Senator Stella Oduah and others to stop deceiving the public by parading themselves as senators .

Daily Independent

Rivers’ Loot: Rights Group Wants Amaechi Prosecuted

In line with the President Mohammadu Buhari’s war against corruption and such illicit practices, a rights group has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC and Independent Corrupt Practices and other offences Commission, ICPC to immediately investigate Rotimi Amaechi, the former governor of Rivers state…

Tribune

Use recovered loots to build new refineries, NLC tells Buhari

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) rose from its National Executive Council (NEC) meeting in Lagos, at the weekend, and called on President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure that all moneys recovered from treasury looters should be invested in building new refineries and revamping the existing ones.
Nigerian  Pilot

Court remands NURTW chairman over murder

An Ebute-metta Chief Magistrate Court, Lagos, has ordered the remand of the chairman of Meran branch of National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, Mr. Wasiu Onibudo, 62, in prison custody over alleged offences of conspiracy and murder.

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3 Comments

  • Buhari has unequivocally hit the nail on the head. Our judges are perverting justice and encourage looting in this country. Because they enriched themselves by bribery.

  • If you are opportuned to preside over a case, pls remember that one day a greater judge shall preside over all your earthly deeds(right/wrong).

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